Readings in Black American Music / Edition 2

Readings in Black American Music / Edition 2

by Eileen Southern
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393952800

ISBN-13: 9780393952803

Pub. Date: 08/28/1983

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

In this companion volume to The Music of Black Americans, Eileen Southern draws on letters, journals, memoirs, ledgers, books, articles, and even slave advertisements in newspapers to illuminate the story told that historical survey, now in its Third Edition.
The collection includes documents dating from early America through the twentieth century. Monumental

Overview

In this companion volume to The Music of Black Americans, Eileen Southern draws on letters, journals, memoirs, ledgers, books, articles, and even slave advertisements in newspapers to illuminate the story told that historical survey, now in its Third Edition.
The collection includes documents dating from early America through the twentieth century. Monumental figures such as Frederick Douglass, Solomon Northrup, W. E. B. DuBois, W. C. Handy, Ethel Waters, Dizzy Gillespie, Imamu Baraka, and Martha Jackson are represented, as are several complete musical works, by Francis Johnson and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393952803
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1983
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
901,384
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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